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DANI IVERSON
Class of 2009 graduate Dani Iverson (above) was a key player on the 2008-09 Bison softball team that finished 17-7 overall. That year was the first winning season for Buffalo since 2005. Class of 2009 graduate Danielle Goodfellow (above) fields a grounder during the team’s opening week of spring...
While high school, college and professional sports continue to play the waiting game, amateur baseball players in the state of Minnesota are focusing on playing ball. “As of now, it’s full-speed ahead,” said North Star League Commissioner Brian ‘Bookie’ Larson. “Until they tell us otherwise, we...
Cecile Fessenden, 97 Cecile M. Fessenden, age 97, of Monticello, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 26, 2020. Cecile was preceded in death by: her husband, Jared; sons, Larry Fessenden and Harry Fessenden; daughter, Connie Goetz (Dwayne); son-in-law, Roger Szarke; and granddaughter-in-law...
Out of the Blue
“Math is easy for me..It is about doing exactly one thing at a time.” This is the wisdom of teenager Dougie Hanson, the main character in Minnesota author Pete Hautman’s novel “Invisible.” It’s the fictional character’s way of explaining not only why he likes math, but also how he views the world...
Graduations Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA    The following student graduated following the fall 2019 semester.    Monticello -  Ty Kline, BS, Exercise/Sport Studies.    Univ. of Wisconsin La Crosse    The following student graduated following the January 2020 semester.    Albertville -  Robyn...
St. Martin’s Table Honey Whole Wheat Bread
Something a little different this week. We have a recipe that was submitted by Sherri Larson, who writes the “Out of the Blue” column for us periodically. She found she had time to make a loaf of bread from scratch, while staying at home. We would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo if...
1. Let’s put a bear in our windows facing the sidewalk or street so people walking or out for a drive can go on a bear hunt. 2. If you have not looked into World of Hearts check it out. I would like everyone to place hearts on their windows to show just how strong our community is. Please share...
blog-fruit-vegetable-ipm.extension.umn.edu/2020/03/guidance-for-fruit-and-vegetable.html   Updated 3/25/20   Author Annalisa Hultberg, Extension Educator, on-farm food safety As our state and the nation responds to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working with fruit and vegetable growers...
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)

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Out of the Blue
“Math is easy for me..It is about doing exactly one thing at a time.” This is the wisdom of teenager Dougie Hanson, the main character in Minnesota author Pete Hautman’s novel “Invisible.” It’s the...
St. Martin’s Table Honey Whole Wheat Bread
Something a little different this week. We have a recipe that was submitted by Sherri Larson, who writes the “Out of the Blue” column for us periodically. She found she had time to make a loaf of...
1. Let’s put a bear in our windows facing the sidewalk or street so people walking or out for a drive can go on a bear hunt. 2. If you have not looked into World of Hearts check it out. I would like...
blog-fruit-vegetable-ipm.extension.umn.edu/2020/03/guidance-for-fruit-and-vegetable.html   Updated 3/25/20   Author Annalisa Hultberg, Extension Educator, on-farm food safety As our state and the...
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)
Just a few weeks ago, this parking lot at Fitness Evolution would have been packed with cars. Now, because of COVID-19, it’s empty. (Submitted photo)
Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
Gas prices have been getting noticeably cheaper because of an oil/price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Pike’s in Buffalo reflects this downward trend in prices. (Submitted photo)
It was announced at the Wright County Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, that the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Wright County has made a full recovery. As of Tuesday, there were three...
The Hanover City Council on Monday, March 23, extended the mayor-declared local emergency and recognized an operational plan throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The city has shifted to an essential...
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montrose City Council on Monday, March 23, declared a community health emergency. The action is a statement that “authorizes city staff to implement the...
In 59 years of marriage, Eddie Carver (left) has never been separated from his wife, Sandy (right) more than two or three times. Now, with COVID-19, he’s separated from her, for the time being, as she resides at The Glenn. Many families have had to be creative in communication and socializing with their loved ones, like above, where Carver views his wife through the facility window. (Photos courtesy of Kari Duske)
Eddie Carver, of Delano, will be the first to tell you that’s he lived a long time. 85 years, to be exact. He’s seen a lot of things come and go in the world, and he’s learned a lot of lessons. But,...

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